Current Info For
October 12, 2019
& ARTinfo for October
The 2nd Saturday Gallery Tour in Florence, Oregon seeks to share with our community the benefits of the arts, artists and collaboration within our community by offering interactive opportunities to share and celebrate the local arts. This monthly occasion will inspire you and help Florence continue to be a thriving coastal arts destination.
During the hours 3-5PM on 2nd Saturday of each month, you’ll enjoy great local art, interactions with fellow patrons of the arts and artists, receptions, refreshments, live entertainment and community*.
Please note some Galleries may have specific event hours, please check with individual gallery for specific times. Some galleries are open by appointment. Events subject to change without notice.
The Tour begins at any of the participating locations:
Florence Art Passport
Florence is an Art Lover's Destination! The Florence Oregon Passport to the Arts will be back soon!
Celebrate Arts & Humanities Month!
Show your support for the Arts & Humanities by attending a Presentation of Proclamation by Mayor Joe Henry.
City of Florence City Council Meeting
October 7th at 5:30pm at the Florence City Hall Council Chambers!
Proclamations are presented at the beginning of the meeting. Once presented, there will be a short photo opportunity, then attendees are free to leave. It is always a positive when supporters attend meetings to show their support for a Proclamation. City Council meetings are very informative, open to the public.
Lovejoy's Restaurant & Tea Room (New to Tour)
195 Nopal St, Florence, Oregon 97439
Hefty's Originals (New to Tour)
1525 12th Street, Suite D, Florence, Oregon 97439
in the Florence Business Center Building.
Original Oil Paintings by Bob Hefty!
1856 37th Street, Florence, Oregon 97439
The BEST Wood Art on the Coast (if not the world!)
See red table with extra special discounts
949 Highway 101, Florence, Oregon 97439
Call for Artists - Do you want to display your art? Contact Kassy Keppol!
Illustration Club Sign Ups - Sign up to learn the basics of illustration with Kassy Keppol! Open to all ages and we will be working in pastels. Contact Dragon Art for Details.
Class List, contact Dragon Art Directly.
Frames of Florence
2250 Highway 101, Suite G, Florence, Oregon 97439
See various local artists work including Carol Stender, Stella Ault, and Moira Sadovy.
Check out various framing options
Serene Abundance Studio
1525 12th Street, Suite 8, Florence, Oregon 97439
Call for Art - Gateway to Fall: A visual arts exhibit opening October 12th. Do you have artwork that celebrates and/or honors the Fall season, Harvest Festival, Day of the Dead, All Soul's/All Saint's Day, Hallowe'en, etc.? Do you have 1-2 large pieces (4 x 4' max), or 3-5 small pieces, ready to hang on the wall? Bring it to the Studio! Contact Serena Appel directly for more details. Please have a few examples of your work handy.
Novelli's Crab & Seafood
1498 Bay Street (Down on Boat Dock)
Now Open for the Season! Contact Novelli's for information.
The Studios at Jayne Smoley Design
1458 1st Street, Florence, Oregon 97439
Classes! Be sure to sign up!
Jayne Smoley, Glass
Gigi Lassen, Jewelry
1421 Bay Street, Florence, Oregon 97439
Artist/s of the Month:
Meredith Draper (Jewelry) and Shelly Medeiros (Jewelry). We are also featuring a guest artist all month, Jo Beaudreaux (Encaustic)
FRAA - Florence Regional Arts Alliance
120 Maple Street, Florence, Oregon 97439
541-997-4435 or 541-999-0859
Come relax, enjoy the new member art that is up!
Artist of the Month is the amazing artist TBA
Old Town Coffee & Gallery
125 1/2 Nopal Street, Florence, Oregon 97439
Artists of the Month, TBA.
The River Gallery
1335 Bay Street, Florence, Oregon 97439
Featuring the work of Florence artists Vern Oremus, who makes amazing wooden bowls, and Greg Kennedy, who makes gorgeous high fired and horsehair pottery. We will be serving champagne and chocolate during the art walk.
Also featuring an exquisite collection by Michael Woods!
Stop by, have some champagne and chocolate, and enjoy the view!
The Hideaway Gallery
1254 Bay Street, Florence, Oregon 97439
Doc has a special collection of his watercolors up!
Hometown art from a variety of talented artists.
Old Town Barbershop
1341 Bay Street, Florence, Oregon 97439
A fresh new feel of maritime art and maps.
Alissa Clark Clayworks
By Appointment Only
Silver Lining Boutique & Gallery Upstairs
2217 Highway 101, Florence, Oregon 97439
Please Check with Silver Lining Boutique.
Siuslaw Public Library
1460 9th Street, Florence, Oregon 97439
Come by any time during open library hours to take a look!
Travel Photography Group Show
demARTS on October 5th from 10am to 4:30pm
Florence Events Center
715 Quince Street, Florence, Oregon 97439
John Leasure & Students Art Exhibition
John Leasure is an accomplished local artist that shares his talent with the Siuslaw Community through workshops, weekly instruction and exhibitions. This special show exhibits his students talents gleaned from his instruction and mentorship.
Reception: September 13th, 5-7pm in Gallery 1
Fall lends itself to great artistic opportunities, including beautiful Autumn colors, the Fall Harvest, and wildlife preparing for winter. It is also a time for scarecrows, ghosts, hobgoblins, and everything spooky to get ready for Halloween.
Reception: September 13th, 5-7pm in Gallery 5
Call for ART - Love of Animals -
Reception: December 11th, 5-7pm
BeauxArts Fine Art Materials & Gallery
2285 Highway 101 Suite H, Florence, Oregon 97439
Come see Jo Beaudreaux's work at Backstreet Gallery
2nd Saturday of the Month
3PM - 5PM
Please note some Galleries may have specific event hours, please check with individual gallery for specific times. Some galleries are open by appointment.
Not all galleries have special live entrainment or refreshments during 2nd Saturday.
Due to various private events held at the Florence Events Center (FEC), some locations may be closed to the public.
Events subject to change without notice. Apologies for any inconvenience.